Cayo Guillermo Travel Guide

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Cayo Guillermo Attractions

Cayo Guillermo Beaches

Playa Pilar This spectacular beach was an old haunt of Ernest Hemingway (wonder if he built sand castles here). We do know it was the inspiration to write 'the old man and the sea'. The beach is a popular day trip for guests staying on the islands of Coco and Guillermo with small bays flanked by high cliffs.

Playa Larga An ideal beach for children as at low tide it resembles a paddling pool with a couple of hundred metres of crystal clear waters. The hotels are near enough to enjoy their many facilities.

Playa Los Flamencos Located a few kms west of Larga, hence quieter and more isolated, But every bit as spectacular, in fact the beaches here are among some of the finest in Cuba.

Cayo Guillermo Restaurants and Bars

Cayo Guillermo Restaurants

Las Fuentes Located in Moron and a nice change from the usual hotel eateries, decorated with original artworks and having an open patio in the middle. Serving salads and fish at a very reasonable price.

Don Guillermo Located in the Sol Club hotel one of two luxury hotels on the island serving Italian and European fare and very popular with the guests who often queue to enter.

La Vigia - Sol Cayo Guillermo Try the buffet restaurant in this 5 star establishment, you will be spoilt for choice of not only local delicacies, but also popular international standards. Named after Hemingway's house at which he wrote about in 'Islands in the stream'.

Cayo Guillermo Bars & Clubs

Casa de la Trova Also in Moron on the Calle Libertad is this traditional Cuban nightspot, laid back with shades of Buena Vista Social Club.

La Cueva de Jabali Not strictly a bar or club, but worth the trip to Jardines del Rey to see this stunning Cuban cabaret in the heart of the grottos. You are sure to enjoy an unusual and entertaining night.

Las Orquideas The lobby bar of the Hotel Melia is a very friendly bar where you can go to relax after your day in the sun with a cocktail in one hand and a bottle of after sun in the other.

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